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The captioned videos feature Webster students sharing their online experiences in Webster degree programs.

Testimonial Videos Highlight Online Student, Blended Learning Experience

February 14, 2017

The Online Learning Center has created video testimonials featuring fully online graduate students and blended program learners discussing their experiences taking Webster University courses and programs online. The testimonials provide a range of perspectives for current and prospective students and are available for use in promotional or educational purposes.

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GLIMPSE Highlights Stories from Geneva to St. Louis, L.A. to Bucharest

February 01, 2017

The latest issue of GLIMPSE, the Webster University alumni digital publication, includes a story on alumni entrepreneurs, a profile of multigenerational Webster families and a look at what it's like touring in a Broadway show. From Geneva to St. Louis, L.A. to Bucharest, check out and share these Webster stories.

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FDC Monthly Faculty Writing Hours Begin Feb. 3

January 18, 2017

The Faculty Development Center invites all part-time and full-time faculty to participate in monthly writing hours in the FDC Suite, a quiet space designated for faculty use. All are welcome, and coffee and tea will be provided. Click through to view the Writing Hours schedule for Spring 2017. In addition, the Library and the FDC will offer a full-day writing retreat on March 31.

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Snapshots: December Toast to Mid-Year Grads

December 22, 2016

The 5th annual December Toast: A Celebration of Our Mid-Year Graduates was held Friday, Dec. 16, in the Community Music School Concert Hall. President Beth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster and the deans from each of the schools offered congratulations and remarks to the graduates. Charlie Hahn, vice president of Advancement, welcomed the newest alumni to the Alumni Association, which was founded by a small group of Webster graduates in 1923 to maintain a connection between Webster alumni and their alma mater.

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The conference is purposefully organized to be inclusive of all disciplines.

4th RAD Highlights Collaborative Research across Webster Network

December 16, 2016

Webster’s fourth Research Across Disciplines Conference drew 64 undergraduate and graduate student research participants from across Webster and local universities, including Webster students presenting via videoconference from Geneva, Vienna, Zurich and online learning modules. The conference buttresses on-going efforts to afford students access to the high-impact educational practice of collaborative research.

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Check out student work at Research Across Disciplines Dec. 9-10.

First Year Inquiry Showcase at Research Across Disciplines

December 06, 2016

As part of the upcoming Research Across Disciplines conference Dec. 9-10, all are invited to visit First Year Inquiry Showcase, which will display the results of inquiry projects conducted by students enrolled in First Year Seminars during the Fall 2016 semester. The showcase will feature posters, films and artifacts that reflect the research conducted by First Year Students.

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As part of the research he presented to TESOL, Kaiser spent time in five different cities throughout Uruguay to observe classes and conduct interviews.

School of Ed Professor on Innovations in Teaching ESL

November 16, 2016

DJ Kaiser, associate professor and coordinator of Teaching English as a Second Language in the School of Education, presented at two different conferences on his research in South America, which were supported by a Fulbright U.S. Scholars Grant and a Webster University Faculty Research Grant. Much of the research focuses on combining face-to-face English instruction and lessons delivered via videoconference in hard-to-reach communities.

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December Toast

Save the Date: December Toast to Mid-Year Grads Dec. 16

November 01, 2016

Faculty and staff are invited to attend the 5th annual December Toast: A Celebration of Our Mid-Year Graduates on Friday, Dec. 16, at 4:30 p.m. in the Community Music School Concert Hall. President Beth Stroble, Provost Julian Schuster and the deans will offer congratulations and remarks to the graduates.

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Adjunct Faculty Development Fund Award Recipients Announced

November 01, 2016

The Office of Academic Affairs announces the recipients of the 2016-17 Adjunct Faculty Development Fund awards. The fund, which was established by the Provost’s Office earlier this year, provides support for eligible faculty to offset expenses for professional development, travel or research that benefit teaching and contribute to the experience of Webster’s students. Click through to view the awardees.

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Dancing, football, sharing stories and more

Alumni, Parents, Students Flock to 2016 Homecoming Reunion and Family Weekend

September 30, 2016

About 500 alumni, parents and students gathered with faculty and staff for a a Homecoming Reunion and Family Weekend that featured arts, alumni awards and "lightning talks," the annual Student vs. Alumni Flag Football Game and more as Gorloks from many eras and generations renewed acquaintances and celebrated their part in the Webster University community. Among the events, 31 members of the Class of 1966 were welcomed into the Golden Circle.

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Reflective Teaching Community to Discuss Grading versus Growth

September 28, 2016

The Reflective Teaching Community (RTC) will hold its next session on Friday, Oct. 7, 12 to 1 p.m. All part-time and full-time faculty and academic partners are invited to join the group for discussion and a pizza lunch in the Faculty Development Center Suite (Emerson Library 420).

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Bruce Umbaugh teaching a Global Citizenship Program course

Global Citizenship Program Receives Exemplary Program Award

September 12, 2016

Webster University’s Global Citizenship Program (GCP) is receiving the Exemplary Program Award from the Association of General and Liberal Studies. The national organization, whose mission is singularly committed to quality general education programs and their central role in the liberal education of students, is honoring Webster’s GCP program in the category of “Program Revision or Enhancement.”

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